The Illustrated Magazine of New Writing
Popshot is an illustrated literary magazine that publishes short stories, flash fiction and poetry from the literary new blood.
Oeil Jumratsilpa’s poem celebrates those few people who inspire you live better and with more spirit. Illustration by Jai Kamat
December 7th 2017
Our inbox is overflowing with hundreds of your short stories and poems. Now we just have to select the finest. Illustration by Yu Ming Huang.
December 6th 2017
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L P Lee’s short story was inspired by East Asian folklore surrounding the mysterious fox spirit. Illustration by Vector That Fox.
December 1st 2017
Hannah Thompson’s short story plays with the light and dark of fairytales. Illustration by Ashley Floréal.
November 2nd 2017
Steve Harrison’s poem comes from the idea that changing light affects both nature and humankind’s behaviour. Illustration by Thomas Pullin.
October 24th 2017
We are now accepting short fiction and poetry submissions for our nineteenth issue on the theme of ‘Romance’. Send in your writing before November 27th.
October 9th 2017
Andrew Hanson’s short story explores the significance of the tales we tell ourselves about our past. Illustration by Burcin Pervin.
October 4th 2017
Jenna Heller’s poem is a parent’s prayer, urging young minds to stay open to the unknown future and all its possibilities. Illustration by Yaimel Lopez.
September 25th 2017
Rob Stuart’s short story envisages what could happen if a machine became more intelligent than humankind. Illustration by Nevena Katalina.
September 20th 2017
A poem by Luciana Francis, written during her early months as a mother to celebrate witnessing the birth of a voice. Illustration by Marco Melgrati.
September 15th 2017
Set in post-war America, Ty Landers’ short story tells the tale of an outcast who became a local hero. Illustrated by Masoud Keshmiri.
September 12th 2017
A poem by Sean Chard, written after observing hundreds of rooks in a copse while lost in the summer fields of Norfolk. Illustration by Pedro Semeano.
September 5th 2017
Inspired by internet scams and porn culture, Alexander Weinstein’s story explores the dark corners of the digital world. Illustration by Nicole Rifkin.
August 31st 2017
A poem by Elles Rebelles, written about the journey people take when travelling in and out of heroin addiction. Illustration by Max Temescu.